Tips to protect your
children’s eyes

Your children’s eyes go through a lot. Whether it’s the UV rays from all that time spent playing outdoors, or blue light from computers and TV screens, there are a few simple ways you can keep on top of their eye health. Read on to find out how.

Children’s eye health

 


Sleep

Sleep is essential for helping your children’s body to recover, replenish and grow. Younger children need more sleep than adults do. They should be getting around 10-11 hours of sleep every night.

If your child doesn’t get enough sleep, this can leave them feeling grouchy and affect their immune systems, so they get ill more often. As well as helping your children’s bodies to recover and rest, sleep also benefits your children’s eyes and encourages growth. It also prevents their eyes from getting sore, red and bloodshot.
 

Has it been a while since
their last eye test?

It's best to have your children's eyes tested every 2 years.
If they are due, book an eye test online now.

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